Let’s Play Barista Magazine’s Humpday Giveaway – October 14, 2015 Edition!

It’s  Barista Magazine’s Humpday Giveaway – October 14, 2015 Edition – Our Recurring Trivia Contest for Fun and Prizes!

Yeah, it’s been awhile, but we’re back with a brand new, mid-October edition of Barista Magazine’s Humpday Giveaway!

What brings it about? Well a couple of things. One, we have a new issue out: October + November 2015. You can read the whole thing online here, or order a hardcopy through our online store here.

So that’s one thing.

The other is we’ve got some new schwag that we want to share with our readers!

Barista Magazine's Humpday Giveaway - October 14, 2015!
Want a new Bmag lid? You’ve come to the right place!

This week’s winners will receive their choice of BMag snap-back hat and a one-year subscription (or renewal for existing subscribers.) And that’s right, we said winners! Just because we’re feeling generous and want to share our schwag far and wide, we’re going to go ahead and have three, yes, three! winners this week! We’ll select two winners in the U.S., and one international winner! Woot!

Barista Magazine's Humpday Giveaway - October 14, 2015!
You want a red and black Bmag hat and a subscription? Just enter to win!

 

Barista Magazine's Humpday Giveaway - October 14, 2015!
Or would you prefer a black and white snapback? No problem! You win: you choose!

So are you ready to play Humpday Giveaway? You remember how we play, right? Let’s review the rules and get to the question.

Humpday Giveaway Rules:

”Answer the trivia question by referencing  our latest issue, October + November  2015.  You can read it online for free  here!

”Leave  YOUR ANSWER  plus your  FIRST and LAST NAMES, CITY and STATE as well as  YOUR COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE, in the blog comments section.  

”Answers may be submitted between 7  a.m. PDT on Wednesday,  October 14, 2015 through 5 p.m PDT on Thursday, October 15, 2015.

”The names of those who submitted the correct answer will be entered into a drawing, and  Barista Magazine  will randomly select the winners, which will be announced on  Friday, October 16, 2015 at 9 a.m. PDT  right here on the  Barista Magazine  blog.

Ready to get to the game? Here goes!

Humpday Giveaway Question: According to the article “Machine Head” how often should group-head gaskets and screens be replaced?

Think you know the answer?  Type it into the comments section below, along with your  first and last names, city, state, and your  country of residence  .

Thanks for playing everyone!

So be sure to come back on Friday to check and see if you won! And thanks for reading the  Barista Magazine  blog!

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17 Comments

  1. You should replace the group-head gaskets every 3 months, (more frequently for very busy cafes), and replace the group-head screens every 3 months and whenever the screws start to get stripped and hard to remove. Also replace the screen once it is torn or warped.

    Stacey Wallace
    Philadelphia, PA
    USA

  2. Every 3 months for group head gaskets, more frequently for busier cafés.
    Every 3 months for screens and whenever the screws start to get stripped and are hard to remove.

    Matt Bray
    Newington, Kent
    UK

  3. At the least, they gaskets and screens should be changed every three months. Stripped screws and other damaged screen should be replaced immediately. Busy cafes should change their screens and gaskets more often!

    Brian Vann
    Holbrook, NY
    USA

  4. Replace both the gaskets and the screens every three months. Stripped screws? Replace. Damaged or warped screen? Replace. Serving literally tons of people? Feel free to replace as needed.

    Tim Grayson
    Denver, CO
    United States of America

  5. Both group gaskets and screens should be replaced every 3 months. In the case of higher volume shops or if you notice wear, replace sooner.

    Robin Myers
    Columbus, Ohio
    USA

  6. Every three months or sooner depending on how busy a cafe is, or if stripping begins to happen with screws for the screens.

    Samuel Wilson
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    United States

  7. Group head gaskets should be replaced every three months, more frequently for very busy cafes.

    Group head screens should also be replaced every three months and whenever the screws get stripped and hard to remove.

    George Pardalis
    Anavyssos, Attica.
    Greece

  8. Group-heads need to be replaced every 3 months all depending on how much volume the cafe receives. Screens must be replaced every 3 months or if screws are stripped.

    Thank you,

    Sam Brandvein
    Seattle, WA

  9. Gaskets should be replaced every three months, and more frequently for very busy cafés. Screens should be replaced every three months and whenever the screws start to get stripped and become hard to remove.

    Patrick Chen
    Cupertino, CA USA

  10. Group-head gaskets should be replaced every three months, and more frequently for very busy cafés.

    Group-head screens should also be replaced every three months, and whenever the screws start to get stripped and become hard to remove.

    Lydia Helms
    Barcelona, Catalonia
    Spain

  11. Every three months for gaskets, more frequently for busier cafés. Every three months for screens and whenever the screws start to get stripped and hard to remove.

    Joseph Jang
    La Palma, CA USA

  12. Every three months or sooner depending on volume of business as well as whenever the screws begin to strip.

    Cody Alan Decker
    Manteno, IL USA

  13. Every three months or sooner depending on volume of business as well as whenever the screws begin to strip.

    Robbie Melton
    Nashville, TN USA

  14. Every three months and whenever the screws start to get stripped.

    Ed Placencia
    Lancaster PA USA

  15. 3 months or sooner depending on traffic and condition of the screws.
    Jessica Keenan
    Fort Worth, TX
    USA

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